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  • Posted: Aug 20, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • KPMG is the authoritative voice in Africa - unmatched in our ability to provide excellent service to our global, regional and local clients. KPMG in Africa's footprint ensures our forward-thinking, skilled professionals understand the complexities of doing business on this continent. Our deep expertise on Africa’s contrasts and opportunities and long-s...
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    Tax Consultant

    Description of the role and purpose of the job:

    • To be proactive in all aspects of VAT compliance with an understanding of the technical aspects of the VAT Act. The role is client and service delivery orientated, focussing mainly on VAT compliance, but experience in technical VAT consulting would be beneficial to assist with consulting assignments where required.

    Key responsibilities:

    • Produce accurate work to a high technical standard
    • Follow compliance processes whereby VAT returns are submitted on a monthly basis
    • Analysing information supplied by clients for completion of VAT returns
    • Analysing SARS / Revenue authorities’ information
    • Liaise with clients and other KPMG offices in respect of VAT compliance processes
    • Drafting of correspondence to clients, KPMG offices and relevant Revenue offices (letters, objections etc)
    • Assisting clients with VAT and other tax registration processes
    • Researching technical aspects of the VAT Act
    • Identify consulting opportunities through the compliance process

    Skills and attributes required for the role:

    • Compliance oriented career person with a preference for repetitive tasks and processes
    • Computer literate
    • Self-motivated
    • Strong attention to detail and tenacious
    • Good communication skills
    • Ability to multi-task (able to manage various tasks/projects simultaneously)
    • Analytical and solution driven
    • Pro-active and committed to delivery, good time management skills, deadline driven
    • Must be able to adapt, implement and enforce processes when necessary (changes in law etc.)
    • Understand SARS processes and way of working
    • Have a working relationship with SARS and maintain sound client and SARS relationships

    Minimum requirements to apply for the role (including qualifications and experience):

    • BCom, LLB, HDip (Tax), VAT Diploma or Honours in Taxation
    • Strong academic background
    • 2-3 years experience in tax compliance, VAT compliance or VAT consulting

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to KPMG South Africa on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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